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MSN Program News

Jun 29, 2018

MSN alumna Catherine Sellers was recently named The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2018 Woman of the Year. Having raised $167,098 over a 10-week period (March 27 through June 9), Seller's cinched the local chapter's Woman of the Year title.

"Participating in this philanthropic...

Jun 27, 2018

Congratulations to MSN student Annie Schmelzer whose work was recently recognized on ABC Nightly News. In the segment, Schmelzer organizes and arranges the special surgeries on dolls that provide support for the affected children. View the ABC Nightly News segment here. 

Jun 12, 2018

ABSN '12 alumna and MSN student Anne Schmelzer recently served as faculty at the 7th Annual Scientific Session of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative in Kansas City, MO. Her talk entitled “Improving Early Intervention Follow Up for Infants with Complex Congenital Heart Disease...

May 22, 2018

MSN student Anne Schmelzer, ABSN '12, was recently selected as one of 50 experts in the field of cardiac neurodevelopment to serve on one of six working groups, supported by a NHLBI grant, tasked to explore key domains crucial to the advancement of cardiac neurodevelopmental research. The...

May 15, 2018

MSN alumna Jennifer Gentry recently received the HPNA Distinguished Nursing Practice Award at the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. 

The HPNA Distinguished Nursing Practice Award recognizes a nurse who has long provided care for individuals with serious illness and their...

May 01, 2018

DNP and MSN alumna Crystal Hayden will be the speaker for the 2018 Nash Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduate pinning ceremony. Read the full article entitled "Pinning ceremony set for NCC Nursing grads" published in the Rocky Mount Telegram.

Apr 30, 2018

​MSN-DNP student Dominique Guillaume recently coordinated and led a global health project in Haiti in partnership with Delta Airlines and MedShare. She managed the delivery over 350 pounds of primary care supplies that were recently donated to two clinics in Haiti. MedShare is a non-profit...

Apr 27, 2018

MSN student Libby Carver was recently awarded the Triangle Region NCNA Graduate/Post Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $500. 

Carver recently completed her first MSN degree from Duke in 2002 in the Clinical Research Management program. She will finish her Post-Masters Certificate, FNP...

Apr 11, 2018

Congratulations to three Duke oncology nursing students who have been awarded scholarships from both the American Cancer Society and the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation. 

DNP students Darcy Burbage and Joni Watson have been awarded the ACS Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing...

Mar 27, 2018

DNP '10 and MSN '99 alumna Gigi Gura was recently awarded the National Clinical Preceptor of the Year award from the American Association of Faculties for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) national conference in Chicago.